Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State on Saturday through his official Twitter account announced that he has tested negative for Coronavirus.
Recall that the Ekiti State Governor on July 22 had disclosed that he tested positive for COVID-19.
He tweeted, “After 11 days in isolation, I received news that my CoviD 19 repeat test came back negative.”
“My sincere gratitude goes to God Almighty, my family, my medical team, and all well-wishers for the prayers and solidarity. We must continue to do all we can to tackle the pandemic.”
Fayemi, who is also the Chairman, Nigeria Governors Forum, is the eighth governor to test positive for COVID-19.
Other governors who have tested positive to the virus include Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State, and his Kaduna State counterpart, Nasir el-Rufai.
Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi; Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu; Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu had also contracted the virus.